Suri Cruise and her love of 'high heels': my comment piece for Grazia mag. What are your thoughts?

So Suri Cruise (the cutie-pie offspring on Tom Cruise and Katies Holmes) has worn a pair of ‘high’ heels and a little wash of make-up? So what!

We’re not talking a pair of delectable Alexander McQueen stilts, straight from the sensational shelves of shoe nirvana Cosmopolitan Shoes or a full-on drag queen made-up face.

Suri’s shoes look like a relatively fail-safe and rather comfy dancing shoe to me. Yes, a ‘play’ shoe that she obviously loves to bits and not some confrontational killer heel that could be misconstrued as a sexy, follow-me-home heel that she pops on every day.

But of course, what we do have is a group of bah-humbug’s drawing all kinds of conclusions as they use ‘the shoe’ as a metaphor for all of life potential threats.
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Wanna exclusive peek into life living on a ship? Well, The World is the place to do it . .

The World’s ‘star’ kaftan queen, Camilla Franks (below) and me: well, there was a bar in front of us, so we were pretending to mix drinks but renowned photographer Partrick Dermarchelier, we are not.

You learn very quickly not to say the word ‘cabin’ on The world’s first residential ship whose inhabitants live on it, as opposed to check-in onto it.
Wholly owned by its residents (imagine that body corporate meeting?) who have paid anything from $1.5 to over 7 mill for the privilege, you may wonder what I was doing there.
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The night style agenda-setters came out to play

The prized fashion set were at one place, and one place only last night – Icebergs Dining Room and Bar in Bondi to welcome Jill Davison to Harper’s Bazaar as the monthly title’s fashion director. The intimate party kind of doubled as an unofficial festive frolic too, such was the roll up of sartorially splendid types.

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Our most stylish woman unveils a new jewel in the cruising crown . .

Over the past few years the mood to cruise has sky-rocketed, with swags of friends waxing lyrical about their hi-sea (and no-stress) cruising ventures on glam Silver Seas ships, Cunard lines and on various Queen’s (Elizabeth, Mary et al) while mega figures and stats are being bandied about on how popular cruises have become as preferred holiday alternatives.
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Far from red carpets, frock designer Alex Perry bags a carpet deal

Designer collaborations seem to be the style world’s arrangement du jour.

If Lindsay Lohan isn’t doing it with French fashion house Ungaro then Peter Morrissey has hooked with Big W for cheap and cheerfuls and Stella McCartney had a her big go with Target.
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